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Rubus sengorensis (Rosaceae): A New Record to India from Arunachal Pradesh


Rubus sengorensis Grierson & D. G. Long, a narrow endemic species to Bhutan is reported as a new record to India from Arunachal Pradesh. A detailed description, illustration of the habit and stipule, SEM image of pollen grain, distribution map along with scanned image of the isotype of Rubus sengorensis have been provided to facilitate its easy identification. The pollen study by SEM has been done for the first time. On the basis of pollen morphology and other characters, the species has been assigned to the subgenus Chamaebatus.


Arunachal Pradesh, New Record, Subgenus Chamaebatus.



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